Las Vegas loves Mountain Ridge, despite loss

Las Vegas’ Mountain Ridge fell to Japan 5-0 in Sunday’s Little League World Series consolation game.

To Las Vegans, though, they’re world champions.

The team was the first from Nevada to reach the World Series, and dominated in its first three games to reach the U.S. Championship.

The hashtag #MountainRidge was used on Twitter nearly 11,000 times during the Series. Here are some of our favorite tweets from a city united around its team: